Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Over the River and Through the Woods

Hello ta All,

We're about ta celebrate one of the best holidays fer gettin' tagather with family and friends and sharin' an evening of good food and good companionship. We're about ta celebrate Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a traditional North American holiday, and is a form of harvest festival. The date and whereabouts of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention. Though the earliest attested Thanksgiving celebration was on September 8, 1565 in what is now Saint Augustine, Florida[1], the traditional "first Thanksgiving" is venerated as having occurred at the site of Plymouth Plantation, in 1621.
Today, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. Thanksgiving dinner is held on this day, usually as a gathering of family members.

Now I can tell ya none of us were around in the year 1621 but we still love ta honor the tradition of gettin' tagather with everyone and breakin' bread....'n enjoyin' good fellowship too.


There's a song about gettin' there that we just love ta sing and we thought we would share it with ya all.......here goes......... if ya look close ya might see us and friends in the pictures....

Over the river



and thru the woods,


To grandmother's house we go;



The horse knows the way to carry the sleigh,


Thru the white and drifted snow, oh!


Well, we don't sing real well so here's a bit of the song sung by people who can carry a tune....





Song By The Juke Box Band


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Now we would like ta wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving !!!!!!



Don't eat too much so ya get a tummy ache, but enjoy yer family, friends and good food !!!!


This country is goin' thru some hard times now and so is the rest of the world, but God has blessed us many times over and we're willin' ta share that with ya, all of ya !!!!!!


This is Dewey Dewster reportin' on Havin' A Happy Thanksgivin'


Over and Out.....





19 comments:

Lacy said...

w00f's Pups, and a happy thanksgiving to u all tooo...heehee me didnt let mama sing..

b safe,
~rocky~

Sunny,Scooter,Jamie said...

Dewy, my man, you are right!!! We send love and our hearts to everone that needs them!
We love you all!
Sunny&Scooter

Scottie the 'cutie' said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family, Dewey! Traditions are always so nice, especially when it involves food! hehe! We don't celebrate it here, but it always sounds so fun and awesome having family around and give thanks for the year...=)

Hope you have a great day!

Scottie

Koobuss said...

Hi Guys!!

Thank You and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you, too.

Great post!! I really liked the photos of you guys in the woods with the pumpkin pies. They looked yummy.

Hope you get some turkey and other good stuff to eat. My family is going out for dinner so I won't be getting anything special, just the same of stuff. Cry, cry...

Love and Koobuss Kisses,
Koobie

Bae Bae said...

You doggies look like you had a pawsome thanksgiving. ;)

~ Bae

Noah the Airedale said...

G'day maties,
Hope you have a great Thanksgiving. We don't celebrate it here in Oz but we think of our maties in North America every year.
Have a good one.

tailwags
Noah

Maggie and Mitch said...

You guys look like you're all set for turkey day!
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Abby said...

Hi, Dewey...

Thanks for the wonderful post...I loved the pictures of you guys in the woods...

My Mom says that song takes her back a long way...She remembers singing it while her Mom got the turkey ready for the oven & while they waited for everyone to arrive...

Happy Thanksgiving...

Abby xxxooo

Jake of Florida said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you all too!! We're doing the same as you -- having the family over for dinner and Mom and Dogdad are sharing the cooking.

We're real happy about the foodables opportunity -- except Mom seems to have moved Jakey's bowl and he is kind of confoosed at the moment!!

Wirey love to you all -- and especially from Mr. Jake to Ms. Asta Marie!!!

Jake and Just Harry (and Mom)

Eric said...

Squaries. Boy you all look so handsome in those pawsome photies.Xcept Asta Marie,she looks cute and pretty of course. I think all of you yapping along to the song was wonderful. Have the bestest time with your leggededs.
Wiry wags, Eric xxx

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

I bet woo will go find some snow too!

I get to leave plenty of peemail - to the point it makes my mom get khranky!

Happy Thanksgiving PA Pals!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Lorenza said...

Hi, Dewey!
I hope you and all your family have the best Thanksgiving Day of your life!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Rudy said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you too Dewster! My people are going out for the day to my grandparents' house so we'll be sleeping all day. We've been having a little turkey for a while now since Mom got that turkey breast a couple weeks ago. She's got another one in the fridge getting ready to bake so we'll be having our turkey through December I'll bet!

Love
Rudy

Chef said...

Yikes Dewey... your turkey friend in the pictures ... was he like .... dinner?

What a fun sleigh ride you had!

Well, I hope you all had the best Thanksgiving celebration and ate lots of turkey and stuffing and pumkin pie, and shared a lot of closeness and laughter with your loved ones!


xox
Chef

oorvi said...

Hi Dewey,

Thanks for stopping by. We are safe...so far. Mumbai is more than 1000 kms (600 miles) from Delhi. The news is that the terrorists are still there in three of the buildings (two hotels and one apartment complex.)

This is the biggest terrorist attack on the Indian soil so far. Already more than 110 are declared dead...we hope that the casualties would stop soon. We have some friends and relatives in Mumbai and they are safe.

I wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. I hope that you get huge mouthfuls of the Turkey. Standing near Baby Parker's chair is a good idea:)

Take care of the family...Dewey! I hope Toby's ear is better now.

Licks n Wags,
Oorvi

JB's Big World said...

Great report as always, Dewster.
Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!
--JB

Joe Stains said...

We had a pretty pawesome Thanksgiving guys! we are thankful to have so many cool dogs with blog friends.

Clover said...

Hi Dewey!
Thanks for leaving me such a pawesome poem on my blog!
Is it ok if I post it this week?
You are a pawesome friend. I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving! I love your pictures that go along with the song!
Love Clover xo

Lenny said...

I love your illustrations to go with the song. I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving - and thanks for the fun facts!

Your friend, Lenny